In order to be rated as qualified for this position, you must have at least a Bachelor's degree in anthropology or biological science, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position OR a combination of education and experience with at least 24 semester hours in anthropology or related course work or at least 30 semester hours in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines OR 4 years of appropriate experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work or that demonstrated that you acquired knowledge and understanding of one or more of the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management or related disciplines equivalent to that which would have been acquired through completion of a 4-year course of study.
In addition to the basic education, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been for 1 year and equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. (If the position was seasonal, your resume must show hours the periods you worked.) Specialized experience is experience in managing and/or directing a natural resource program at the national, regional, or State level supervising a culturally diverse, interdisciplinary staff in a large program office; experience in leading or working with groups of people on task forces, committees, citizen advisory groups etc., where participants come from diverse organizations, backgrounds and/or cultures with competing interests; manage the harvests of a variety of fish and wildlife species and populations used for subsistence; and as a project manager or leader where primary products were written technical documents encompassing writings or a multi disciplinary staff addressing issues or analysis in the field of wildlife biology and/or social science applications in wildlife management.
Applicants must meet the experience and/or education requirements, qualifications, and any selective placement factors that have been specified in the announcement by the closing date of this announcement.
All Federal employees must obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation/security clearance.
Direct Deposit is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
- Knowledge of program management to manage and integrate a variety of complex program activities and to insure legal mandates and program policies are met.
- Knowledge of financial management.
- Ability to lead or supervise the workload of others.
- Skill in interpersonal communications.
- Knowledge of Federal Subsistence Programs.